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The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Preview

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Preview Now that the Morrowind expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online is looming on the horizon, Rock, Paper, Shotgun has a preview focused on determining just how much of Morrowind is in this new expansion.The article tries to answer whether it's just a backdrop for gathering bear pelts or a somewhat faithful recreation of the memorable setting.

Lily Allen quits Twitter after trolls attack her over son's death

Lily Allen quits Twitter after trolls attack her over son's death Lily Allen has taken a break from Twitter following a barrage of abuse from online trolls over the weekend.The singer was attacked after revealing she has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after her son was stillborn at six months in 2010.

Twitter can't get enough of Dev Patel and Andrew Garfield's bromance at the Oscars

Twitter can't get enough of Dev Patel and Andrew Garfield's bromance at the Oscars We have very bad news for Ryan Reynolds.It looks like Andrew Garfield has a new bromance, just weeks after the two made out upon losing the Golden Globes' Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy to Ryan Gosling.

Stop throwing coins into ponds, this sea turtle ate a whole bunch and needs surgery

Stop throwing coins into ponds, this sea turtle ate a whole bunch and needs surgery Years of eating coins dropped at the bottom of a pond has rendered a sea turtle in pain, and headed to the surgery ward.The 25-year-old Thai sea turtle was discovered living in a pond in Si Racha, a town on the east coast of Thailand, according to the Bangkok Post.

Adele is pretty stoked that Emma Stone and Moonlight won big at Oscars

Adele is pretty stoked that Emma Stone and Moonlight won big at Oscars Adele and Emma Stone are BFFs since at least 2015, when they were pictured having dinner together with Jennifer Lawrence in New York.So when the star of La La Land won a Best Actress Oscar last night, Adele posted a heartwarming homage on Twitter.

Samsung just out-penciled the Apple Pencil

Samsung just out-penciled the Apple Pencil I never thought I'd say this in a million years, but Samsung made a stylus I actually want.It's still got the regular S Pen's 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity and the slimmer design is more balanced in your hand.

These realistic versions of Pokémon are pure nightmare fodder

These realistic versions of Pokémon are pure nightmare fodder Ever wondered what Pokemon would look like if they existed in real life?Not exactly cute and cuddly, if these pictures are anything to go by.

Is 'Homeland' getting good again? You bet your Astrid.

Is 'Homeland' getting good again? You bet your Astrid. But let's back it up a bit, because Astrid wasn't the only familiar face in "The Return.She isn't getting much help from her poor, troubled friend, as the NYPD has him on psychiatric lockdown at Bellevue.

The reason behind the Oscars debacle has been confirmed

The reason behind the Oscars debacle has been confirmed And to La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz: You handled this as well as anyone could have.He clearly wasn't sure — it didn't make sense that his envelope said "Emma Stone.

Mass Effect: Andromeda - Mike Gamble on Combat and Classes

Mass Effect: Andromeda - Mike Gamble on Combat and Classes BioWare producer Mike Gamble talks about the changes to Mass Effect: Andromeda's combat and character systems compared to the previous installments in this four-minute IGN video.Despite its short length, the video is packed with bits and pieces of information about the upcoming game.

China's capital is replacing tens of thousands of taxis with electric cars to fight pollution

China's capital is replacing tens of thousands of taxis with electric cars to fight pollution Almost 70,000 petrol powered taxis in Beijing will gradually be replaced with electric vehicles, and any new taxis on the road must be electric, according to a report by the National Business Daily.Some 67,000 of Beijing's 71,000 taxis currently run on petrol.

Sony's Xperia XZ Premium is the world's first phone with a 4K HDR screen

Sony's Xperia XZ Premium is the world's first phone with a 4K HDR screen The word overkill doesn't seem to be in Sony's vocabulary.A year and a half after introducing the Xperia Z5 Premium, the world's first and only smartphone with a 4K display, Sony's now one-upped itself with the Xperia XZ Premium, the world's first phone with a 4K HDR screen.

A traditional Japanese painting of Iron Man will look perfect in your grown up apartment

A traditional Japanese painting of Iron Man will look perfect in your grown up apartment Unlike a lot of fan art you've got hanging up on your wall, this one's going to kick up the classiness a notch.Japanese artist Ikuyoan drew Iron Man using thick, dark lines of ink to frame the superhero.

HP embraces 'lapability' with new Pro x2 detachable PC

HP embraces 'lapability' with new Pro x2 detachable PC In general, Microsoft's designs for the Surface Pro 3 and 4 have been the range's apex, and most partners have offered only pale imitations.The new HP Pro x2 612 G2, which HP unveiled on Sunday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, takes that Surface Pro design language and deftly adjusts it for the millennial business set.

India's Paytm hits 200 million mobile wallet users

India's Paytm hits 200 million mobile wallet users In a country where cash is still king, a mobile app that offers online transactions is seeing 700,000 new users join the platform each day.For Indians, more than 80 percent of whom prefer hard-cash to do any kind of transaction, mobile wallet app companies including Paytm as well as rivals Freecharge and MobiKwik, have emerged as a relief.

This seal delightedly hugging a toy version of itself is your new wallpaper

This seal delightedly hugging a toy version of itself is your new wallpaper There are few things cuter than a seal — except perhaps for one hugging a plushie version of itself.This seal at Mombetsu Land, an attraction in Japan's Hokkaido prefecture, was handed a soft toy seal by zoo staff.

Dev Patel brought his mom to the Oscars and the internet can't get over them

Dev Patel brought his mom to the Oscars and the internet can't get over them Dev Patel might have lost the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor but has won the internet by a mile after he appeared on the Red Carpet hand-in-hand with his mother.While he looked dapper in a cream blazer and a black bow tie, his mother Anita stunned in her black-and-gold traditional sari.

People want to #DeleteUber after its last tweet in the Philippines

People want to #DeleteUber after its last tweet in the Philippines In a miscalculated move, a promotional tweet from Uber on Sunday has gotten many in the Philippines shaking their fists at the ride-sharing company.The tweet has now been deleted, but Uber tweeted out a promotion on Sunday on the eve of a planned jeepney strike, offering free trips to users "affected by the activities tomorrow.

Finally, a phone that's perfect to bring to an EDM festival

Finally, a phone that's perfect to bring to an EDM festival Tons of phones have been announced at Mobile World Congress this year, but none look as electrifying as the Alcatel A5 LED.The light effect is similar to the pulsing LED lights on the JBL Pulse speaker.

This doesn't give us hope for the future of modular phones

This doesn't give us hope for the future of modular phones Alcatel's A5 is "modular" in the same sense the Moto Z is: it offers something more like augmentation than a full device overhaul.Pop off the A5's back cover and you can swap in other "customizable back covers" (CBCs) to enhance it.